Located in Himachal Pradesh state, Spiti is a beautiful and serene valley amid the mighty Himalayan Mountains. It is remotely placed and doesn't have its railway station or airport, but it is still easily accessible. You can reach Spiti Valley by air, train, and road. However, most people prefer the roadways to admire the beauty and views of the hills. Moreover, the choice of the way to reach Spitit depends upon you. Here are the complete details of how to reach Spiti that will help you.
The nearest airport to the Spiti region is the Kullu Airport at Bhuntar, Kullu. This airport is well-connected to the important cities in the country. One can rent a cab or taxi to reach the destination. The journey is somewhere around 5 hours.
The nearest railway stations to Spiti valley are Joginder Nagar railway station and Shimla railway station. To reach the valley, you can rent a taxi from the railway station or can also board a bus going to Spiti.
Spiti is well-connected by road to the other cities and the adjoining states from May to November. You can board the Himachal Pradesh state transport buses and other private buses from Manali, travel past the Kunzum La pass or rent jeeps and cars to reach Spiti. Another road travels north from Shima via Kinnaur district to the Spiti valley.
While some roads are open all around the year, others, such as those through Kunzum pass, get completely covered with snow and thus are not accessible. The two alternative routes to reach Spiti by road are:
One is via Manali: Manali – Rohtang Pass Gramphu – Chattru – Kunzum Pass – Kaza (Spiti Valley)
The other one via Shimla: Kinnaur Valley as Shimla – Kinnaur – Nako – Sumdo (Spiti Valley) – Tabo – Kaza.
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